A bride collapsed and died in the beginning of her wedding ceremony in India — so the groom married her youthful sister as a substitute after the physique was moved to a different room, in accordance with studies.
The bride — solely recognized as Surbhi — collapsed of a coronary heart assault whereas exchanging conventional garlands with husband-to-be Mangesh Kumar initially of their ceremony Thursday, in accordance with News18, citing the Indo-Asian Information Service (IANS).
She was pronounced useless by a health care provider who raced to the festivities in Samspura village in Uttar Pradesh, the report stated.
“We didn’t know what to do within the scenario. Each the households sat collectively and somebody steered that my youthful sister Nisha needs to be married to the groom,” the ladies’s brother, Saurabh, instructed IANS.
“The households mentioned the matter and each agreed,” he stated.
“It was a weird scenario as the marriage of my youthful sister occurred whereas the useless physique of my different sister was mendacity in one other room,” he stated, in accordance with the Occasions of India.
After the enjoyment of the marriage, the household instantly held final rites for the useless bride-to-be, the report stated.
“It was a tricky resolution for our household,” one of many ladies’s uncles, Ajab Singh, instructed IANS.
“One daughter was mendacity useless in a single room and the marriage of one other was happening in one other room. We’ve got by no means skilled such combined feelings,” he stated.
“The grief over her dying and the happiness of the marriage has but to sink in.”